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Super SD System 3

PCB Version: Rev. B (Latest)
$234.99
(30 reviews) Write a Review
SKU:
SAG031314
Maximum Purchase:
2 units
Super SD System 3

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READ BEFORE ATTACHING TO SYSTEM

Before inserting the Super SD System 3 into your system please make sure all pins on the system's expansion port are straight and aligned. Insert the Super SD System 3 very slowly. When inserting the Super SD System 3 if there is any resistance please stop insertion immediately and check to make sure there are no pins that are bent. Failure to do this could result in bent or broken pins. There is no way for the Super SD System 3 to bend or break expansion port pins unless the pins were already misaligned, bent, or broken beforehand. As stated in our Flash Cart Disclaimer: Neither Stone Age Gamer or the manufacturer is responsible for any damage of property this product may cause. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.


FRAMEMEISTER + RGB WARNING

  There may be audio noise that some users find distracting when using this product with a Framemeister via RGB. This is an issue with the Framemeister itself and not with this product. Stone Age Gamer charges a 15% re-stocking fee and no refund of any shipping costs due to returns regarding this issue.


CABLE NOT INCLUDED: This product uses a Genesis 2 style cable for both AV and RGB output. The product does not come with cables. If you need cables please add them using the option above.

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PURCHASE INCLUDES FREE DIGITAL COPIES OF
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Ever dream of having your whole library of TurboGrafx-16 / PCEngine huCard and CD-ROM games in a single device? The Super SD System 3 allows you to load your game back-ups (commonly known as ROMs or ISOs) on a microSD card, put the SD card into the Super SD System 3, which attaches to the expansion port of your TurboGrafx-16 or PCEngine, and now you have your list of games at your finger tips. Please read the FLASH CART DISCLAIMER below before purchasing.

Features

  • Featuring an easy to use menu supporting CD (.cue) and HuCard (.pce) images.
  • Built-in System Cards for CD-ROM², Super CD-ROM² and Arcade CD-ROM² games.
  • Play any CD game without needing to have a System Card Plugged in.
  • Stores per game backup RAM to microSD allowing infinite game saves.
  • No need for additional storage accessories
  • Instantaneous HuCard loads, using on-board RAM memory.
  • Faster loading times than actual CD Hardware.
  • In-Game menu trigger for faster game switch.
  • Compatible with : PCEngine, CoreGrafx, CoreGrafx II, SuperGrafx and TurboGrafx-16 (North American). NOT COMPATIBLE WITH EUROPEAN TURBOGRAFX-16.
  • MicroSD slot compatible with large SD Card support.
  • Plays CD-ROM², Super CD-ROM², Arcade CD-ROM² and huCard.
  • Allows you to dump your personal huCards to the microSD.

Turbo EverDrive vs. Super SD System 3:


FLASH CART DISCLAIMER

A) PIRACY – Stone Age Gamer Retroworks, Inc. ("Stone Age Gamer") does not support or condone piracy. Flash carts and similar devices Stone Age Gamer sells and supports are intended to be used only for the following purposes: development, playing games licensed by Stone Age Gamer for use with the product, and/or playing currently owned personally backed-up games and media where it is legal to do so. Stone Age Gamer does not offer support for any other use of this product.

B) PERSONAL BACK-UPS – In many territories it is legal to make back-ups for personal use and/or archival purposes, however it may not be legal in all territories. Please learn the national and local laws regarding this subject before making back-ups for personal use. Please note, in most territories "Personal Back-up" means exactly that; back-ups you made yourself of games you currently own. This often does not include back-ups obtained via other methods (i.e. downloading), even if it is a game you physically own.

C) DAMAGE – Neither Stone Age Gamer or the manufacturer is responsible for any damage of property this product may cause. This is a new product intended to be used on electronic hardware that exceeds two decades in age and Stone Age Gamer can’t guarantee the condition of such hardware. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

D) MODIFICATION & USE – Any unauthorized modification and/or non-intended use of this or any other flash cart product sold by Stone Age Gamer shall void both manufacturer and retailer warranties of that product.

E) CLONE / MODIFIED CONSOLES – Flash carts were developed and intended to be used on un-modified original hardware using original hardware accessories. Stone Age Gamer does not guarantee flash cart operation on clone consoles or modified consoles. Flash carts may operate on some clone consoles or modified consoles. However, due to power consumption changes, random hardware changes and/or firmware updates of those consoles we cannot offer a guarantee of flash cart compatibility. Any returns due to incompatibility with clone consoles or modified consoles will result in no refund of any shipping costs and a 10% restocking fee if no defect is found during testing.

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30 Reviews

  • 5
    Amazing Value!

    Posted by Ryan Anderson on May 18th 2021

    When you consider the cost of buying a CD unit for your TG-16 or PC Engine and then RGB modding it, coupled with the cost of the games and various memory card upgrades, that makes this solution for anyone wanting to get into the PC Engine library a must have. The unit supports any format of disc images you throw at it and runs like a dream. Another great product from the wonder workers at Terraonion!

  • 5
    The expansion port is still showing the genius of the console's design

    Posted by Jeremy Kellner on May 14th 2021

    The SSDS3 is the ultimate use of the expansion port. It's worth picking up a console for it if you're starting from scratch. One thing worth noting that isn't talked about too much is the composite video signal quality. It is exceptional compared to any other console's composite signal. That's nothing new as the expansion port always provided a great quality composite video, but the SSDS3 looks and sounds perfect. If you're not using a CRT TV, I would bet that it's composite signal is good enough to look great with the RetroTINK 2X-Pro or 5X-Pro (or other scaler that has composite input) if you're using a modern display. I use mine just with the composite signal on an average consumer CRT and it's great.

  • 5
    SO GOOOD

    Posted by Adam Delbridge on May 11th 2021

    This product is over and above my expectations. It is such a good solution for dying lasers and mechanisms! Thanks again!

  • 3
    A little disappointed, but still love it

    Posted by Spencer on May 3rd 2021

    I bought the second revision, the one with the "fixed" video quality, but I still see noise when playing on an HDTV through a RetroTINK. Also, games crash seconds after boot up when the "return to menu" button input is enabled. Took me forever to figure out why games were crashing. But even with its problems, this is still a great device for its ease of use and upgraded (over RF) video.

  • 4
    SuperSDSystem3

    Posted by Edward C Nielsen on Apr 28th 2021

    I've had this for a few weeks now and put it through it's paces. It is a solidly built piece of kit, the plastic housing doesn't have that "cheap" feel that you can get with other aftermarket parts like this.

    Compatibility is pretty great as well. I've only come across a few cd games that get a read error, though deleting them and re-ripping them to the SD card fixed them.

    The hucard games with 100% compatibility no problems there.

    My unit comes with the updated PCB so I don't have the audio issues from the first revision, nor did I have to fix the orientation of the tantalum capacitor. The RGB picture is nice and crisp after I performed the jailbar fix on my PC engine.

    Overall I'd give it a 4 Star review just for the few incompatibility problems this far out from release, even if the fix is super easy it's a little annoying to have to remove the SD card everytime I find a game that errors out.

  • 5
    TurboDuo off an SD card!

    Posted by Steve Fragosa on Apr 28th 2021

    This thing is great so easy to use and best of all plays off original hardware i use a modded pc engine core grafx and it looks great works like a charm! I still play my original duo as well but it's nice to have this option to play everything and anything turbo or pc engine

  • 5
    Super SD System 3

    Posted by Oliver on Apr 19th 2021

    This is what you need when owning a PC Engine. I got mine two weeks ago and tested many games with it. Everything is working perfectly. Picture and sound quality are also great. It is expensive but worth the price.

  • 5
    Does what I wanted it to do

    Posted by Nick H on Apr 17th 2021

    For reference, using with a standard PC Engine and video output is through an Insurrection Industries SCART cable connected to an OSSC.

    Installation was fine enough, though I made sure that all of the pins in the back of my PCE were not bent ahead of time and slowly attached it to the system. It did require a little bit of force to get it on all the way which did make me a little nervous, but it's on there and I don't plan on taking it off anytime soon.

    A big reason I wanted to get one of these is for its easy RGB out, taking any Genesis Model 2 cable (aforementioned SCART to OSSC.) That worked out just fine, no issues getting it connected, and the picture looks nice and crisp. Sound is good too, though as others mention there is a slight but noticeable amount of noise whenever CD games are being loaded. It's not a dealbreaker by any means, but for the record it is there.

    Other than that, it loads and plays games just fine. Been throwing a bunch of HuCard and CD-ROM games from both NTSC and NTSC-J regions and I haven't encountered a problem with any of them yet. Very quick loading. The micro-SD card slot is easily accessible if you need to pop it out anytime to update your list.

    Overall, I haven't had a bad experience with this yet and say it's a fine accessory to have.

  • 5
    As Good As It Gets

    Posted by Adam Earhart on Apr 16th 2021

    I bought this and let it sit for a long time. I thought it was going to be harder to set up than it was. Once I opened it, I saw very simple instructions sitting right on top. I plugged it into my TG-16 after setting it up and was very surprised at how easy it is to navigate. The games run flawless and I now have a very easy way to play my TG-16 collection. If you are on the fence....don't be. It is a very nice product.